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African American Music Reference

African American Music Reference contains more than 3,000 essays and images that offer coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.


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More information to come. Do you have videotapes that need preserving? Are there moments in your community or family history captured on tapes you can no longer access?

Spring Break Art Studio

Sun, Mar 22 2020
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